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The first Ukrainian immigrants arrived in Ottawa as early as 1905. Today, nearly 25,000 residents of Ottawa partially or fully identify as Ukrainian. The city has a vibrant and active Ukrainian community with three Ukrainian churches, two credit unions, a Ukrainian language school, numerous Ukrainian community and youth organizations, and many Ukrainian-owned businesses. We've put together a list of Ukrainian organizations in Ottawa to make it easier to get in touch with the community.




Ottawa chapter of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, an umbrella organization that serves as the voice of the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada.

UCPBA Ottawa brings together likeminded people from business and professional settings.

A non-profit charitable organization serving the Ukrainian community in Ottawa. Guided by the needs of individuals and families.

Plast  is a Ukrainian youth organization for patriotic, inclusive self-development. 

UWAC supports and executes various church activities and events of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.

Saturday school for children ages 4 to 14 years old. Classes cover Ukrainian language, history, and culture. 

Second Front

Focusing on providing non-lethal aid to Ukraine and building a worldwide community of volunteers and partners united by protecting Ukraine and its values. 

The Svitanok Ukrainian Dance Society strives towards professionalism in the training, performance, instruction, renewal, and promotion of Ukrainian character dance as a viable and developing art form on the Canadian dance scene. 

Ukrainian Canadian Congress National office located at 130 Albert Street, Suite 500, Ottawa.

The Ukrainian National Federation is based across Canada and endeavors to unite all Ukrainian Canadians.

CYM’s mandate is to organize, nurture, and educate youth in the spirit invoked by the ideals "God and Ukraine"; in forming their Christian and patriotic values as well as morally sound individuality

Dedicated to helping its members realize their own true vocation and live an authentic Christian life as contributing members to the Church and society.  

Member owned financial co-operative. Located at 476 Holland Avenue. Service in Ukrainian and English. Offering financial welcome packages to new Ukrainians.

Mriya Aid is a network of experts across Canada dedicated to helping Ukraine defend itself against Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression.

Member-owned financial co-operative. With over 20,000 members, BCU is the largest Ukrainian Credit Union in Canada.

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